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Soviet Top League 1979

Statistics of Soviet Top League in season 1979.

Overview

1979 Top League was composed of 18 teams, the championship was won by Spartak Moscow.

On 11 August 1979, a mid-air collision killed virtually the entire FC Pakhtakor Tashkent team. The Top League ordered all the other teams to make three players available for a draft to restock the team, and Pakhtakor was given exemption from relegation for the next three years.

League standings

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Spartak Moscow 34 21 10 3 66 25 41 50
2 Shakhtar Donetsk 34 20 8 6 57 33 24 48
3 Dynamo Kyiv 34 21 5 8 51 26 25 47
4 Dinamo Tbilisi 34 19 12 3 54 27 27 46
5 Dynamo Moscow 34 17 9 8 41 27 14 42
6 Dinamo Minsk 34 15 6 13 48 38 10 36
7 Ararat Yerevan 34 12 13 9 44 32 12 32
8 CSKA Moscow 34 12 8 14 46 46 0 32
9 Pakhtakor Tashkent 34 11 9 14 42 53 -11 30
10 Zenit Leningrad 34 11 9 14 41 45 -4 30
11 Chornomorets Odessa 34 10 11 13 32 37 -5 28
12 Lokomotiv Moscow 34 8 12 14 44 57 -13 24
13 Kairat Almaty 34 8 9 17 29 44 -15 24
14 Neftchi Baku 34 8 8 18 29 50 -21 24
15 SKA Rostov-on-Don 34 8 14 12 37 50 -13 24
16 Torpedo Moscow 34 8 9 17 32 46 -14 24
17 Zaria Voroshilovgrad 34 6 11 17 41 62 -21 20
18 Krylya Sovetov Kuibyshev 34 7 5 22 24 60 -36 19

Top scorers

26 goals
17 goals
16 goals
14 goals

References

  • Soviet Union - List of final tables (RSSSF)
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